THE CONGRESS: Ike Gets His Way

THE CONGRESS Ike Gets His Way Once the Administration had battered down the roadblock set up by House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Dan Reed (TIME, July 6), the battle to extend the excess profits tax for six months was won. Last week Ways & Means sent an extension bill to the floor. During the five-hour debate, Virginia's Democrat Howard Smith compared the Administration to a highwayman who says: "Now give me your wallet. I know I ought not to do it . . . but I need the money, and I give you my solemn assurance ... I will...

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